Overcoming the digital divide: limited technology contexts


‘Hole in the wall’ kiosks in New Delhi, India

I have been wanting to post something about this subject since the start of this unit as it was always a question I had at the back of my mind. That question is how do we deal with learning contexts where technology is limited?

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MOOC Update: Week 5

Forest Norway Mountains Waterfall Fields Vefsna

The river Vefsna in Nordland, Norway

Drumroll please!

I have finally completed the Norwegian course on FutureLearn!!

It took me a tad longer than the recommended month, but I’m happy with my progress. Here are my final thoughts on the course, FutureLearn and MOOCs.


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Multilingual cyberspace: a response to The Guardian


The Guardian recently published an article looking at the dominance of languages in the online world and the different ways we use online platforms depending on our first language, which got me thinking about some of the issues we as English teachers may forget about when introducing technology, particularly the Internet, into the classroom or curriculum.

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